Rafael Nadal

‘I don’t know when I will play again,’ admits Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal says he 'doesn't know' when he will be able to return to the ATP Tour as he continues to battle injury.Nadal played...

‘A new incredible player will surpass our records,’ predicts Roger Federer

Roger Federer says he believes an 'incredible player' will come along and surpass the achievements of the big three.Federer, along with Rafael Nadal and...

‘Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal would never do it’ – Toni joins list of Stefanos Tsitsipas critics

Toni Nadal has become the latest significant figure in tennis to criticise Stefanos Tsitsipas over his comfort breaks.Tsitsipas caused a major stir during the...

‘The era of Rafael Nadal winning may be over,’ says Mats Wilander

Mats Wilander has delivered a grim verdict on Rafael Nadal and his fitness concerns, saying he 'just can't do it' anymore.Nadal has played just...

Carlos Moya: ‘Rafael Nadal does not know what the best treatment is for foot injury’

Rafael Nadal does not know what the best treatment is for the foot injury that has ended his season, coach Carlos Moya has admitted.Nadal...

Rafael Nadal calms retirement fears following injury, saying: ‘I will do whatever it takes’

Rafael Nadal has 'promised' he will do everything he can to keep playing 'a while longer' despite a foot injury ending his season.Like rival...

‘Honestly, I have been suffering’ – Rafael Nadal confirms his 2021 season is over

Rafael Nadal has confirmed he will miss the rest of the 2021 season as the landscape continues to change dramatically at the top of...

‘I could not play – my body decided’ – Rafael Nadal explains Wimbledon and Olympics absences

Rafael Nadal says a foot injury sustained at Roland Garros forced him out of Wimbledon and the Olympics earlier this summer.Nadal lost out at...

‘What Novak Djokovic has achieved this year is amazing,’ says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal says Novak Djokovic has achieved 'something amazing' this year whether he wins the calendar slam or not.Djokovic has already won the Australian...

Rafael Nadal has prompted ‘unprecedented interest’ in Citi Open, says tournament chief

Rafael Nadal has 'the whole town buzzing' for his first ever appearance at the Citi Open, says the event's tournament director.Nadal skipped Wimbledon and...

‘Novak Djokovic is the last man standing of the Big Four,’ says analyst

Novak Djokovic is the one 'constant' in tennis and the last of the Big Four standing says Boris Becker although he's excited watching the...

Novak Djokovic pays humble tribute to Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal after equalling record

Novak Djokovic says his rivalry with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer is a key reason for his continued success.Djokovic beat Matteo Berrettini on Centre...

Rafael Nadal confirms comeback date, saying: ‘I am looking forward to playing again’

Rafael Nadal has revealed he will make his return to tennis at the Citi Open in Washington in August.Nadal decided to skip Wimbledon this...

‘Federer, Nadal and Djokovic wouldn’t be able to live without tennis,’ says Nick Kyrgios

Nick Kyrgios says he definitely doesn't love tennis as much as Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, and says he has other things...

‘Head-to-heads are significant in tennis GOAT debate,’ says former ATP star

Pat Cash believes the head-to-heads between Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic should be 'significant' in settling the tennis GOAT debate.Debate has raged...

Toni Nadal: ‘Rafa was favourite in Grand Slam race – now things have changed’

Rafael Nadal was the favourite to win the Grand Slam race, but his uncle says things have 'now changed a bit.'Nadal could have taken...

‘Exhausted Rafael Nadal close to great mental fatigue,’ claims coach Carlos Moya

Rafael Nadal is close to 'great mental fatigue,' says coach Carlos Moya, who says exhaustion is the reason for his Wimbledon withdrawal.Nadal revealed last...

COMMENT: It’s time to accept that the ‘Big Three’ no longer dominate tennis – Novak Djokovic does

Another day, another 'Next Gen' claiming they are closer to the 'Big Three'. The problem for them, though, is they are no closer to...

Top analyst explains why Novak Djokovic, not the big three, has ‘dominated the last decade’

Novak Djokovic has been the most dominant men's tennis player for the last ten years and doesn't get appreciated says respected coach and analyst...

‘Rafael Nadal looked like he had physical issues against Novak Djokovic,’ suggests Andy Murray

Andy Murray says it looked like Rafael Nadal 'had some physical issues' in his Roland Garros defeat to Novak Djokovic.Nadal lost just his third...

‘Rafael Nadal not playing Wimbledon is a big advantage for me,’ claims Andrey Rublev

Andrey Rublev says Rafael Nadal withdrawing from Wimbledon is a 'big advantage' for him as he will move up the seeds.Nadal announced earlier this...

‘The goal is to prolong my career,’ says Rafael Nadal as he pulls out of Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal says he will not play at Wimbledon and the Olympics this summer in an effort to 'prolong his career.'The Spaniard lost out...

‘Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic produce quality that is from another planet,’ says Mischa Zverev

The quality of tennis in the Novak Djokovic semi-final against Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros was 'from another planet' says Mischa Zverev.Two of the...

‘The Novak Djokovic v Rafael Nadal match was tennis at a different level,’ says analyst

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal played the best clay court match he's ever seen, says Mats Wilander after their epic Roland Garros semi-final.The clash,...

‘I’m sad, but my opportunities to win Roland Garros are not eternal,’ says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal described himself as 'sad' after losing to Novak Djokovic at the French Open, but he refused to label it a disaster.Nadal was...

‘Novak Djokovic deserved to win, he was the better player,’ says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal says Novak Djokovic deserved to beat him at the French Open because he was the 'better player' on the night.Nadal endured a...

Novak Djokovic on epic Rafael Nadal tussle: ‘It’s a match I’ll remember forever’

Novak Djokovic said his win over Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros was one of his best ever in his career.Djokovic recovered from a slow...

‘We are living the sport for these moments,’ says Rafael Nadal on Novak Djokovic semi-final

Rafael Nadal takes on Novak Djokovic in the semi-final of the French Open on Friday, and he says those ore the moments he lives...

‘I’m confident, I believe I can win,’ Novak Djokovic tells Rafael Nadal

Novak Djokovic has warned Rafael Nadal that he is confident and believes he can beat him again at Roland Garros.Djokovic is one of only...

‘Playing Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros is not like any other match,’ says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic says playing Rafael Nadal at Roland Garros is 'the biggest challenge you can have' as he prepares for their next meeting.Djokovic produced...

‘Rafael Nadal win tells me he is unbeatable,’ says Mats Wilander

Rafael Nadal is 'unbeatable,' according to Mats Wilander, and his win over Diego Schwartzman shows why.Nadal dropped his first set in 12 matches at...

‘It’s pretty amazing’ – Top analyst says Rafael Nadal has ‘unteachable’ quality

Paul Annacone says Rafael Nadal has a rare mental talent to 'stay in the moment' that is the bedrock of his enduring success.Nadal is...

‘I was lucky, but after that I played a great level of tennis,’ says Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal says he was 'lucky' to be given the chance to save the first set against Jannik Sinner at the French Open, but...

Roger Federer: ‘I’d rather be in Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic’s shoes’

Roger Federer says he would 'rather be in Rafael Nadal's or Novak Djokovic's shoes' despite another win at the French Open.Federer is playing his...

‘I found a way!’ – Rafael Nadal short of his best but advances at French Open

Rafael Nadal said he 'found a way' to beat Cameron Norrie as he moved into the fourth round of the French Open.Nadal was in...

Novak Djokovic: ‘I don’t copy Rafael Nadal, but there is always something to learn from him’

Novak Djokovic says he tries to learn from watching Rafael Nadal, but he will never compromise his 'authentic style' by copying him.Djokovic and Nadal...

‘It’s a great opportunity to have a crack at Rafael Nadal,’ says Cameron Norrie

Brit Cameron Norrie is looking forward to having a 'crack' at Rafael Nadal in the third round of Roland Garros on Saturday.Nadal is looking...

Rafael Nadal on Richard Gasquet demolition: ‘I played a great first set – no mistakes, high intensity’

Rafael Nadal said he produced what may have been his best set of tennis this year as he beat Richard Gasquet at the French...

Rafael Nadal on French Open seeds: ‘That’s how it is – no sport is fairer than tennis’

Rafael Nadal insists he has no problem with being seeded lower than Daniil Medvedev for the French Open.Nadal is a 13-time champion at Roland...

‘I’m super happy’ says Rafael Nadal sealing his 101st win at Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal is through to the second round of Roland Garros after winning his 101st match at the tournament defeating Alexei Popyrin in three...

French Open order of play: Tuesday 1 June – Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in action

The French Open order of play just keeps on throwing up great match-ups, and both Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic take centre stage on...

Novak Djokovic: ‘Last year I played an amazing tournament, but Rafael Nadal played incredibly’

Novak Djokovic says last year's French Open final will not influence the match if there is a repeat in the semis this month.Djokovic and...

Rafael Nadal on Roland Garros statue: ‘It is spectacular, I am very pleased’

Rafael Nadal has described the statue of him unveiled at Roland Garros this week as 'spectacular.'The FFT have decided to honour Nadal as their...

Toni Nadal: ‘It is the dream of all coaches to work with Roger Federer’

Toni Nadal says it would be a 'dream' for any coach to work with Roger Federer, adding the Swiss may be the best player...

‘Rafael Nadal finds it increasingly difficult to win Roland Garros each year, ‘ says Uncle Toni

Roland Garros is increasingly difficult for Rafael Nadal to win each year says his uncle and former coach Toni Nadal as he targets a...

Novak Djokovic: ‘No difference between playing Rafael Nadal in semi-final or final’

Novak Djokovic says it makes no difference whether you play Rafael Nadal in a French Open semi-final or final.Djokovic has been drawn in the...

‘Roland Garros title is still in the hands of Rafael Nadal,’ says analyst

Rafael Nadal still has the Roland Garros title in his hands says Alex Corretja despite serious challenges from some of the top players.Nadal is...

‘It annoys Novak Djokovic when he is constantly asked who his successors are,’ says former champion

Boris Becker says constant talk of who will succeed the big three annoys Novak Djokovic, especially when they are still winning tournaments.For years now,...

‘Other players have caught up with Rafael Nadal’ says Boris Becker ahead of Roland Garros

Rafael Nadal may be 'half a step slower' than before going into Roland Garros claims former Champion Boris Becker.Nadal is aiming for his 14th...

Rafael Nadal: ‘My French Open draw is hard enough to be thinking about anyone else’s’

Rafael Nadal says he is 'not worried' about being in the same half of the draw as Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer at the...

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‘I don’t know when I will play again,’ admits Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal says he 'doesn't know' when he will be able to return to the ATP Tour as he continues to battle injury.Nadal played...

‘Roger Federer still hopes he can come back,’ says former ATP ace

Roger Federer is 'still hungry' and fully intending to make a full return to the ATP, says Tommy Haas.Federer has had a frustrating time...

‘I don’t deserve to play’ – Andy Murray rules himself out of Davis Cup selection

Andy Murray has ruled himself out of the Davis Cup this year, saying he 'doesn't deserve' to play.Murray has memorably led Great Britain to...

Novak Djokovic ‘will play until the end of the season,’ claims respected source

Novak Djokovic 'will play until the end of the season,' according to respected journalist Sasa Ozmo.Djokovic has had a monumental year, winning the first...